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Temporary Teaching Assistant - TTO + 1Sdd - Term Time

Barton Manor School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-4028-115S
  • Posted:08/05/2024
  • Pay:BCAT 3 - £23,337 (pro rata to £14,742)
  • Start Date:1 September 2024
  • App Close Date:21/06/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Temporary Teaching Assistant - TTO + 1SDD

The Post

Barton Manor School is looking for an exceptional Teaching Assistant to work with classroom teachers to support the delivery of quality teaching and learning and to help raise standards of achievement for all students. Candidates will also be required to deliver support programmes that enable all students to access the curriculum and will be responsible to the SENCO.

Experience of working with young people or in a school environment is desirable with the ability to relate well to children and communicate diplomatically to adults. Candidates should be motivated, proactive, approachable, resilient and a good listener.

This is a term time only role with one staff development day.

Hours are 8.35am-3.15pm, Monday to Friday to include a 20 minute unpaid break and 50 minutes unpaid lunch break. 27.5 hours in total.

Deadline: Friday 21 June at 9am. Early applications are encouraged and we retain the right to fill the vacancy before the deadline date.

How To Apply

Applications for this post should be made online only using the School’s application form. CVs will not be accepted. Visit the website and click on Recruitment for more information. Please email your application to recruitment@bartoncourt.org.

If you wish to discuss the post or to arrange a visit, please contact the Personnel Department on recruitment@bartoncourt.org.

Barton Manor School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and a check against the ISA Barred List for Children.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early and proceed to interview upon receipt of a number of suitably qualified applications. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with KCSIE 2023 guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview stage.

Our safeguarding practices prevent us from accepting CV’s.

Barton Court Academy Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part-time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

Further details and information about the Trust can be found on our website page.

A commitment to staff welfare and promoting BCAT core values is at the heart of this role.

Information about the school


BCAT is a small, but highly ambitious Academy Trust consisting of 3 secondary schools in Kent, Barton Court Grammar School, The Charles Dickens School and the new free school, Barton Manor School.

Barton Court Grammar School (BCGS) is a state, selective, co-educational school with a strong reputation for its high academic standards and its caring and supportive ethos. The School is an accredited ‘Advanced Thinking School’ and is also the lead school of Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT). The Charles Dickens School (CDS), a state, non-selective, co-educational secondary school joined BCAT on 1 March 2017 and Barton Manor School (BMS), our free school, which is also a non-selective co-educational secondary school opened in September 2022 to Year 7.

The Trust is committed to excellence in professional development and an extensive well-being programme is in place with many benefits including reduced gym membership at CCCU, event afternoons throughout the year and other benefits offered by BCAT and Kent Rewards.


Barton Manor School, is a non-selective 11-18 school located in Canterbury, a 5 minute walk from Barton Court Grammar School. The School is in its second year of opening, with students in Y7 & Y8 only, and when full it will have a shared Sixth Form provision with Barton Court Grammar School providing a wide-range of vocational and academic courses. We have a vision and a determination to provide our community with an excellent school and we are making great strides towards this. To work here is to embrace the challenges of an economically-diverse community and understand the influence education has in addressing social immobility. We’re looking for brilliant people to join us on our exciting journey with opportunities for staff to work and teach at both Barton Court and Barton Manor.

The School has excellent facilities. All rooms are equipped with state-of-the art electronic interactive whiteboards. There are excellent specialist facilities for sport, hospitality, engineering, dance, drama, music and art. We offer and value a broad curriculum aimed at promoting talent beyond traditional academic subjects. Our significant investment in professional development drives colleagues’ continuous improvement. This is a place where everyone improves regardless of their career stage.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Kate Trevor
  • Address:Spring Lane, Canterbury, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1SU
  • Telephone: 01227 532140
  • Email: ktrevor@bartonmanor.org


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.